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panorama

1. a large extended picture or series of pictures of a scene, unrolled before spectators a part at a time so as to appear continuous
2. another name for cyclorama
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panorama

A building containing an exhibit of an extended pictorial representation of landscape or some event of note; usually depicted of a large, wide area.
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It is not monolithic, as is commonly believed, but it is panoramically middle class.
Also, the panorama is mentioned several times throughout the novel in important passages; for instance, as an example of how language and communication is altered and "panoramized" by fashion and media.(8) In Ferragus, the panoramically structured view of the city also appears towards the end of the novel, when Jules is inspecting his wife's tomb at the Pere Lachaise cemetery.(9)
At the opening of The Pioneers, published a year before Hobomok, Cooper's narrator likewise condenses the development of a region as he regards panoramically the improvements made by the pioneers of central New York State and their yeoman children and anticipates further growth along the streams "favourable to manufacturing" (15-16).
The book's innovative and unique character stems from the fact that this is the first panoramically comprehensive attempt ever to follow fastidiously the evolution of Hebrew culture and literature in the USA during the last eighty years, portraying this evolution in the most plausibly informative and elucidating fashion.
"Teaching Politics Panoramically: American Government and the Case Method." PS: Political Science and Politics 27(September): 535-37.
VR systems display computer-generated images in two general ways: head-mounted displays (HMDs) and remote rear-projection systems that surround the viewer panoramically, as in the CAVE Automatic Virtual Environment (Kenyon, DeFanti, & Sandin, 1995).
Related technologies in the medical area include teleradiology, whereby X-rays can be sent electronically to remote sites, and telepathology, which allows for pathology slides to be panoramically scanned remotely and in real time.
The main thrust is to present as panoramically as possible the corpus of existing knowledge and opinion on Handel rather than to unveil new discoveries or insights, although, with over twenty items of his own listed in the bibliography, Burrows furnishes more than enough evidence of his pioneering work in many areas.
We need to clear our heads of the distorted meanings of our times if we are to see life again, panoramically and stereoscopically, to its farthest depths and its farthest summits.
"If Moby-Dick," Paul Brodtkorb says, "panoramically eyes the vastnesses of nature's varied phenomena, among which are her deceits, reversals, and metamorphoses, The Confidence-Man focuses most sharply on human nature."(7)
Although he is playing catch with a sixteen-inch softball with his uncle and a friend named Black-Ball, Nathaniel, at the outset, describes the scene almost panoramically, seeing Mr.
Speaking generally, once James had finished his apprenticeship, he never dealt with society panoramically or as background, and this unaccustomed relaxation in The Bostonians must qualify our conclusions about the meaning of his uses of American and European experience.